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Ferreira Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: common topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from Latin ferraria ‘forge’, ‘iron working’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ferrera, Ferrara, Ferreiro, Herrera, Pereira, Ferreyra, Carreira

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Ferreira Family Origin

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Ferreira Family Occupations

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  • Portuguese Consul

    50%
  • Tobacconist

    50%

In 1881, the most common Ferreira occupation in the UK was Portuguese Consul. 50% of Ferreira's were Portuguese Consuls. Portuguese Consul and Tobacconist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferreira.

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Ferreira Historical Records

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Ferreira Life Expectancy

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